BOOK SALE: Monson Public Library will hold a used book sale on Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Monson Community Center. The sale is in conjunction with the Kris Kringle Fair. The books are $1 a bag. There will be a selection of fiction and non-fiction books and a large selection of children’s picture books. This is a chance to pick up a few stocking stuffers for your children. The Center is located on Route 15 in Monson.
ANNUAL FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER: The Palmyra Baptist Church will be holding their 16th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, November 22nd from 2 to 7 PM at the Palmyra Community Center. The dinner is free to the public and everyone is welcome. The Community Center is located at 4 Madawaska Road in Palmyra. For more information, call Pastor Herb at 341-3915 or Joanne at 341-1271.
GONZALEZ FAMILY FUNDRAISER: There will be a spaghetti supper family fundraiser for the Gonzalez family on Friday, November 21st. The supper will be held at St. Martin’s Church in Palmyra from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. The supper is by donation at the door. The menu consists of spaghetti, garlic bread, coleslaw and dessert with coffee and beverages. Tom Gonzalez suffered from Grade IV Glioblastoma Multiforme, a terminal form of brain cancer. Tom succumbed to the disease on Monday, November 10th. Tom is the son of Alena Gonzalez Bohm, formerly from Bangor and grandson of Hector Gonzalez of Newport. The fundraiser is to support Thomas’s wife Tami and their son Thomas Jr. through their journey and unexpected expenses. The church is located at 900 Main Street on Route 2 in Palmyra.
CRAFTERS AND VENDORS WANTED: The Etna-Dixmont Parent Teacher Fellowship is looking for crafters and vendors for their Annual Santa's Breakfast on Saturday, December 6th from 7 to 11 AM in the Etna-Dixmont School gym. The fee for a table is $10 or an unwrapped gift/donation to the Giving Tree. Anyone interested in having a table, please contact Christie Harmon at 269-2610 by Friday, November 28th. The school is located at 2100 Dixmont Road in Etna.
OPEN COUNTRY JAM: Maine Country Music Association is having an Open Country Jam on Friday, November 21st from 6 to 9 PM at the Corinna Elementary School. Everyone is welcome. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed. The school is located at 42 Stetson Road in Corinna.
FREE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: The Corinna United Methodist Church is hosting a free community luncheon on Wednesday, November 19th at 11 AM. Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. All are welcome to attend and enjoy lunch and fellowship. The church is located at 16 Dexter Road in Corinna.
CANCER PRAYER AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: The Corinna Cancer Prayer and Support Group will meet every third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 PM at the Corinna United Methodist Church Parsonage (house next to the Church) on the Dexter Road in Corinna. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 18th. For more information, please feel free to call Carol at 278-7952.
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER: There will be a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 to 2 PM on Thursday, November 27th at the Guilford United Methodist Church on the corner of North Main and School streets in Guilford. Takeout and delivered meals are available to those who need them, as are rides to the event. Donations of food and cash, as well as volunteers to transport, set up and clean up are also being sought for this event. For more information, call Lori Rohdin at 717-6213.
ANNUAL PIE SALE: The original annual pie sale of the St. Agnes Ladies Guild will be held at the Sebasticook Valley Elks Lodge in Pittsfield on Wednesday, November 26th beginning at 9 AM until sold out. The annual sale will offer pies, baked goods and sweets. Part of the proceeds will help support their sponsored child in Honduras through Unbound. The Guild will also be selling raffle tickets on a handmade quilt, $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets can also be purchased from Guild members. For more information, call Lorrie at 487-2726. The lodge is located at 140 Middle Street in Pittsfield.
BAKE SALE: Solid Rock Church of God will have a bake sale for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 26th from 8 AM to 12 PM. The sale will feature homemade pies, breads and other homemade goods. The church is located at 126 Manson Street in Pittsfield.
FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING FEAST: Living Word of God is having a Free Community Thanksgiving Celebration Feast on Thursday, November 27th from 12 to 3 PM. They will serve a hot Thanksgiving meal complete with all the fixings. Everyone is invited. Living Word is located at 176 East Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. For more information, call 564-3549.
CRAFT FAIR: There will be a craft fair at the Harmony Community Center on Saturday, November 22nd from 9 AM to 3 PM. For more information, call Carolyn at 683-5237 or Cheryl at 683-5621. Proceeds benefit the building repairs. The Community Center is located on Main Street in Harmony.
FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: The River Run Church of the Nazarene in Detroit will be holding a family movie night on Friday, November 21st. A contemporary Christian or family movie favorite will be shown. They plan to have a fun craft workshop on “Making Stepping Stones” for youth and family members who attend the event. The movie will begin at 6 PM in the town meeting room of the Detroit Town Hall at 35 South Main Street in Detroit. The craft workshop will be offered following the movie. Both the movie and workshop are free and open to the public. For more information, call 487-5517. Missed calls will be returned as soon as possible.
FREE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP MEAL: The River Run Church of the Nazarene will be hosting a free community fellowship meal on Sunday, November 23rd. The fellowship meal will begin at 1 PM. Food will be available until 2 PM or while supplies last. The menu for November’s fellowship meal is turkey, stuffing, squash, potatoes, dessert, beverages and more. They will be accepting donations of non-perishable food, personal care items or cash in support of River Run’s community garden, food pantry and fellowship meals effort. The meal is free and open to all. The meal will be served at the Detroit Town Hall, located at 35 South Main Street in Detroit. For more information, call 487-5517. Missed calls will be returned as soon as possible.
BENEFIT SUPPER FOR SCOTT NICHOLS: There will be a benefit supper for Scott Nichols on Saturday, November 22nd at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 179 North Dexter Road in Dexter from 4 to 7 PM. The menu will include spaghetti, salads, breads and desserts. The cost is by donation only. A silent auction and a 50/50 raffle will also be held that evening. Scott was recently diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing treatments at Eastern Maine Medical Center Cancer Care, he is unable to work and is uninsured.